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NCJ Number: 200732 Find in a Library
Title: Nasilnost in Moskost (Violence and Masculinity)
Journal: Revija za kriminalistiko in kriminologijo  Volume:53  Issue:2  Dated:April/June 2002  Pages:143-151
Author(s): Spela Razpotnik
Date Published: April 2002
Page Count: 9
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: Slovene
Country: Slovenia
Annotation: This article discusses the role of gender in violence.
Abstract: The expression of violence and the conceptualization, implementation, and maintenance of socially defined gender roles are determined by a normative network of the broader society with its structure, functioning, and by repeated systemic violence. Violence is one of the basic human characteristics that is subjected to legal regulation. All new, marginal social groups that have been empirically verified as more violent than others call for the re-conceptualization of violence as well as other phenomena related to a marginal social status. This seems to be the only way to overcome the existing situation and make a significant theoretical and practical shift toward the re-examination of the role of gender in violence. 24 references
Main Term(s): Gender issues; Violence
Index Term(s): Aggression; Behavior; Male female offender comparisons; Problem behavior; Socially approved violence; Violent men
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